Gluten-Free Summer Corn Ricotta Salad

Gluten-Free Summer Corn Ricotta Salad

This Gluten-Free Summer Corn Ricotta Salad is a light, flavorful salad that pairs well with grilled ribs, steak, shrimp, or chicken. It is very simple to put together, and in a pinch, you can even use frozen corn.

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Gluten-Free Summer Corn Ricotta Salad
Summer Corn Ricotta Salad
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 226 kcal
Author: Kim Maes
Ingredients
  • 4 ears corn
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided (for dairy-free, use olive oil)
  • 3 scallions , thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • ¼ cup ricotta salata, cubed (for dairy free, omit cheese and use roasted pine nuts instead)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, torn (optional garnish)
Instructions
  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Place each ear of corn on a large piece of aluminum foil. Put ½ tablespoon of butter on top of each, then roll and seal in the foil. When the grill is hot, add wrapped corn and grill about 5 minutes per side, for a total of 15 minutes. Set aside and cool for 10 minutes. (If you don’t have access to fresh ears of corn, you can use frozen, but thawed, corn and sauté corn in the butter on the stove top for about 5-8 minutes before combining with the remaining ingredients.)

  2. When the corn is cool enough to handle, slice kernels off and place in a large bowl. Add scallions, tomatoes, ricotta salata, and olive oil. Toss to combine. Add salt, to taste.
  3. If using, add basil leaves and give one final toss. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Nutrition Facts
Summer Corn Ricotta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 226 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 661mg 28%
Potassium 372mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 17.8%
Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 4.5%
Iron 4.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Gluten-Free Summer Corn Ricotta Salad Recipe

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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